Mt Everest
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.22

Jamshedpur girl on South Summit

Asmita Dorjee, 38, a senior instructor at the Tata Steel Adventure Foundation, has become the first Indian woman to reach the South Summit of Mt Everest (8745 metres) without supplementary oxygen. As...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.03.22

A daughter’s sights on Everest minus oxygen

Asmita Dorjee was born in 1984, the year her father had accompanied Bachendri Pal as her sherpa when she became the first Indian woman to summit Mt Everest. Thirty-eight years since then, Asmita is pr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.21

1,500kg trash cleared from Everest

More than 5,500 mountaineers have climbed Everest in the past 68 years. In 2019, Nirmal Purja, a climber from Nepal, had taken the famous photograph of a “traffic jam” at Everest showing m...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.21

State army officer bags Tenzing Norgay award

Bokaro born army officer Lt Colonel Jay Prakash Kumar will be bestowed with the prestigious 'Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020' for his outstanding contribution in the field of land...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.21

Tenzing’s boots now inspire strides to clean Everest

On May 29, 1953, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa stood on the highest peak on earth wearing specially designed boots made of reindeer leather by the famous Swiss company Bally. Sherpa along with New Zealander ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.21

Everesters address students at webinar

The Tata Steel Adventure Foundation in association with Tata Education Excellence Program organised a webinar named “Parvatarohan- Ek Charcha” for school students on Saturday. The speaker...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.20

Everest stories from then and now

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.06.19

Bachendri to stay on at Tata

Legendary mountaineer Bachendri Pal will continue to shepherd the activities of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF).Pal, who on May 23, 1984 became the first Indian woman to scale the world’s tal...
By The Telegraph in Jamshedpdur


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